Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice, 35776-35777 [2017-16079]

Download as PDF 35776 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 1, 2017 / Notices FERC–549B (GAS PIPELINE RATES: CAPACITY REPORTS AND INDEX OF CUSTOMERS)—Continued Number of respondents Total number of responses Average burden & cost per response ($) 3 Total annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) Cost per respondent ($) (1) Total .................................................. Annual number of esponses per espondent (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) ........................ ........................ ........................ Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: July 25, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16076 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14808–000] mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On December 19, 2016, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Panther Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project to be located near the town of Simpson in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, Pennsylvania. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Jul 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A new upper reservoir with a surface area of 175 acres and a storage capacity of 2,625 acre-feet at a surface elevation of approximately 1,960 feet above mean sea level (msl) created through construction of new rollercompacted concrete or rock-filled dams and/or dikes; (2) excavating a new lower reservoir with a surface area of 180 acres and a total storage capacity of 4,500 acre-feet at a surface elevation of 1,325 feet msl; (3) a new 6,045-foot-long, 48inch-diameter penstock connecting the upper and lower reservoirs; (5) a new 150-foot-long, 50-foot-wide powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 172 megawatts; (6) a new transmission line connecting the powerhouse to a nearby electric grid interconnection point with options to evaluate multiple grid interconnection locations; and (7) appurtenant facilities. Possible initial fill water and make-up water would come from the Lackawanna River. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 502,717 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: (267) 254–6107. FERC Contact: Tim Looney; phone: (202) 502–6096. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice.1 Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ 1 The Commission is issuing a second notice for this project because some municipalities may not have been notified by the first notice issued on March 28, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2,035 165,020 12,624,955 68,243 ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14808–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14808) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: July 25, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16078 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM98–1–000] Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary of the Commission, a copy of the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any oral communication. Prohibited communications are included in a public, non-decisional file associated with, but not a part of, the decisional record of the proceeding. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 1, 2017 / Notices Unless the Commission determines that the prohibited communication and any responses thereto should become a part of the decisional record, the prohibited off-the-record communication will not be considered by the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a prohibited off-the-record communication, and may request that the Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified below as having made a prohibited off-the-record communication shall serve the document on all parties listed on the official service list for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently Docket No. received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are available for electronic review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. File date Prohibited: 1. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 2. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 3. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 4. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 5. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 6. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 7. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 8. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ Exempt: 1. CP15–93–000 .................................................................. 2. CP15–554–000 ................................................................ 3. CP16–10–000 .................................................................. 4. P–1494–000 .................................................................... 5. CP17–40–000 .................................................................. 35777 Presenter or requester 7–6–2017 7–10–2017 7–12–2017 7–13–2017 7–14–2017 7–17–2017 7–19–2017 7–21–2017 Mass Mailing.1 Mass Mailing.2 Mass Mailing.3 James Rexrode. Mass Mailing.4 Mass Mailing.5 Mass Mailing.6 EE Knapp. 7–13–2017 7–14–2017 7–18–2017 7–19–2017 7–24–2017 U.S. Senators.7 U.S. House Representative Bob Goodlatte. House Representative Donald S. Beyer Jr. Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. FERC Staff.8 1 Eight letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. 4 Four letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. 5 Five letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. 6 Two letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under this docket number. 7 Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary C. Peters. 8 Conference Call Record for call on June 30, 2017 with Kristen Lundh of United States Fish and Wildlife Services. 2 Three 3 Six Dated: July 25, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Water Regulations Implementation program as of August 31, 2017, if no timely request for a public hearing is received and accepted by the Agency. EPA approves the State of Wisconsin’s other authorized program revision(s) as of, August 1, 2017. [FR Doc. 2017–16079 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Seeh, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Mail Stop 2823T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566–1175, seeh.karen@epa.gov. [9931–91–OEI] Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, State of Wisconsin mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES This notice announces EPA’s approval of the State of Wisconsin’s request to revise/modify certain of its EPA-authorized programs to allow electronic reporting. DATES: EPA approves the authorized program revision for the State of Wisconsin’s National Primary Drinking SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Jul 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 On October 13, 2005, the final Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 59848) and codified as part 3 of title 40 of the CFR. CROMERR establishes electronic reporting as an acceptable regulatory alternative to paper reporting and establishes requirements to assure that electronic documents are as legally dependable as their paper counterparts. Subpart D of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CROMERR requires that state, tribal or local government agencies that receive, or wish to begin receiving, electronic reports under their EPA-authorized programs must apply to EPA for a revision or modification of those programs and obtain EPA approval. Subpart D provides standards for such approvals based on consideration of the electronic document receiving systems that the state, tribe, or local government will use to implement the electronic reporting. Additionally, § 3.1000(b) through (e) of 40 CFR part 3, subpart D provides special procedures for program revisions and modifications to allow electronic reporting, to be used at the option of the state, tribe or local government in place of procedures available under existing programspecific authorization regulations. An application submitted under the subpart D procedures must show that the state, tribe or local government has sufficient legal authority to implement the electronic reporting components of the programs covered by the application E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RM98-1-000]


Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice

    This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of 
the receipt of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications.
    Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission 
decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-
the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested 
proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary of the Commission, a copy of 
the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any 
oral communication.
    Prohibited communications are included in a public, non-decisional 
file associated with, but not a part of, the decisional record of the 
proceeding.

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Unless the Commission determines that the prohibited communication and 
any responses thereto should become a part of the decisional record, 
the prohibited off-the-record communication will not be considered by 
the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may 
seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a 
prohibited off-the-record communication, and may request that the 
Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in 
the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only 
when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified 
below as having made a prohibited off-the-record communication shall 
serve the document on all parties listed on the official service list 
for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 
385.2010.
    Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional 
record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a 
cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 
385.2201(e)(1)(v).
    The following is a list of off-the-record communications recently 
received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications listed 
are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are 
available for electronic review at the Commission in the Public 
Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number, 
excluding the last three digits, in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659.

 
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           Docket No.               File date     Presenter or requester
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Prohibited:
    1. CP15-554-000............        7-6-2017  Mass Mailing.\1\
    2. CP15-554-000............       7-10-2017  Mass Mailing.\2\
    3. CP15-554-000............       7-12-2017  Mass Mailing.\3\
    4. CP15-554-000............       7-13-2017  James Rexrode.
    5. CP15-554-000............       7-14-2017  Mass Mailing.\4\
    6. CP15-554-000............       7-17-2017  Mass Mailing.\5\
    7. CP15-554-000............       7-19-2017  Mass Mailing.\6\
    8. CP15-554-000............       7-21-2017  EE Knapp.
Exempt:
    1. CP15-93-000.............       7-13-2017  U.S. Senators.\7\
    2. CP15-554-000............       7-14-2017  U.S. House
                                                  Representative Bob
                                                  Goodlatte.
    3. CP16-10-000.............       7-18-2017  House Representative
                                                  Donald S. Beyer Jr.
    4. P-1494-000..............       7-19-2017  Oklahoma Department of
                                                  Environmental Quality.
    5. CP17-40-000.............       7-24-2017  FERC Staff.\8\
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\1\ Eight letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\2\ Three letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\3\ Six letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\4\ Four letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\5\ Five letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\6\ Two letters have been sent to FERC Commissioners and staff under
  this docket number.
\7\ Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary C. Peters.
\8\ Conference Call Record for call on June 30, 2017 with Kristen Lundh
  of United States Fish and Wildlife Services.


    Dated: July 25, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-16079 Filed 7-31-17; 8:45 am]
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